Clutter is a term often used to describe disorganisation. It can also refer to items that have no permanent "home", that do not get used, or are broken.
There is a difference between an untidy desk or a work surface that needs the recycling taking out and hoarding, but still sometimes we need a hand to clear it and find ourselves motivated again.
Hoarding is the process in which someone acquires an excessive number of items and stores them in a chaotic manner, usually resulting in unmanageable and often dangerous amounts of clutter filling everyday living spaces.
The items often hold no real monetary value. Hoarding is considered a significant problem if:
It's very important that individuals who hoard are encouraged and enabled to seek help. Experiencing difficulties with discarding items can lead to other issues with well-being such as loneliness and mental health problems in addition to creating a health and safety risk.